University Of Mediterranean Karpasia

Introduction

Welcome to University of Mediterranean Karpasia!

Founded in 2012, the University of Mediterranean Karpasia is set in Nicosia, the capital city of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). With its second campus established in 2014, the UMK intends to enhance quality of its education and to educate tolerant, confident and entrepreneurial individuals, equipped with world class professional knowledge, skills and competencies. Our objective is to have our students learn scientific knowledge by experimenting as well as testing and researching in addition to using that knowledge in their daily lives.

The University of Mediterranean Karpasia strives to reap benefits of academic research and studies by conducting education within production and putting into use the university – industry cooperation. Accordingly, in order to reach standards of global universities and enable out students to have internationally recognized diplomas after graduation, agreements have been made with some international universities, including B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School - Switzerland, Superior University, and College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM).

With academicians who emphasize science and practice, our university offers total of 10 Associate Degree Programs in Civil Aviation Vocational School, Vocational School of Management, Culinary Arts Vocational School, American Tourism and Hospitality Management, Vocational School of Accountancy; 9 Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Faculty of Business, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Faculty of Law; and 12 Master’s Degree Programs in the Institute of Social Sciences.

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OUR MISSION Under common ethical values and in the light of science, our university is committed to educate tolerant, open minded and self confident entrepreneurial individuals who are equipped with world class professional knowledge, skills and competencies and responsive to domestic and international issues. Our main objective is to educate high quality work force in terms of knowledge, skills, emotion and consideration. Implementing an education model involving modern teaching methods and techniques as well as practices necessary for professional knowledge and skills, we educate well-disciplined individuals who have effective external communication skills, high sense of responsibility and internal focus of control. With scientific research of global standards, the University of Mediterranean Karpasia is making valuable contributions to public welfare as a research and development center. In this context, the ‘Education within Production’ program provides the students with the opportunity to have a hands-on work experience with an intention to educate leader human resources who are competent in applications, environmentally and socially conscious and who are in constant self innovation process.

OUR VISION Our vision is to become a leading educational organization in our field. As a pioneering educational institution, we intend to educate solution-oriented, self-initiative individuals with good leadership and professional skills, who adapt to rapidly changing scientific and social conditions of the 21st century with a high level and updated knowledge, good social communication skill, effective use of technology, and the necessary skills to successfully implement team work.stitution Administration and Inspection (English)

WHY UMK?

North Cyprus, because it offers

  • Easy integration into cultural and climatic conditions,
  • An island famous for its exceptional natural beauty and historical richness,
  • Friendly and cordial people,
  • Lifestyle characterized with tranquility and peace (very low crime rates)
  • Multicultural environment with students from 80 different countries,
  • An island of Universities and knowledge,
  • Education at global and European standards
  • EngliAn advantage of education in English for an international career,
  • Facilities and quality of education offered by the university.

The UMK, because it offers

  • Internationally accepted prestigious 4-year undergraduate and graduate programs,
  • English educational standards accepted worldwide,
  • Learning by living, experimenting, observing and examining -Evening courses for professionals
  • Quality education at affordable fees,
  • Experienced academic staff and employees.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in International Relations

Campus Full time September 2017 Cyprus Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

The programme provides you with the skills necessary to design and complete a dissertation or placement project on a specialist topic, including formulating research questions, conducting a literature review, selecting appropriate methods of data collection, engaging with data analysis to provide answers to the research questions, and presenting research according to scholarly conventions. [+]

Overview The programme is composed of three pathways. The International Relations pathway provides a deep understanding of key issues in the contemporary international system. The second pathway, Terrorism and Security, focuses on the key domestic and international security threats facing states in the 21st century. Finally, the innovative International Intervention pathway enables you to understand and evaluate contemporary debates in the study of international intervention. This pathway also includes a placement option, allowing you to spend time working in the field of international politics. The programme provides you with the skills necessary to design and complete a dissertation or placement project on a specialist topic, including formulating research questions, conducting a literature review, selecting appropriate methods of data collection, engaging with data analysis to provide answers to the research questions, and presenting research according to scholarly conventions. In this programme you will investigate major questions of contemporary international relations: - After the Cold War, after bipolarity, with the United Nations in its sixth decade, where is the world to look for order? - Is there any prospect of justice in relations between states? - Do states remain the dominant actors in the international system with its current profusion of transnational corporations, international organizations, and regional blocs? - How will democratization, economic liberalism, resurgent nationalisms and religious revivals affect world order? - And, most importantly, how should we think about these questions? - What are the alternative perspectives to your own? Learning outcomes - Gains experience of different cultural and educational environment, - Builds on the extensive expertise in international politics, - Introduce to major theoretical and empirical debates, - Understand security and terrorism. Skills - Debates approaches, - Design and conduct of social sciences research, - Gain experience in using SPSS for statistical analysis, - Conflict management/Arbitrator, - Investigate and discuss. Career opportunities Students from the programme have gone on to a wide range of employment choices. These include working for international organizations, national and local government, lobby groups and non-governmental organizations, as well as private businesses and media organizations. Job Titles - Foreign Trade Expert in the Government, - Parliamentary Assistant, - Senior Associate for a Financial Services, - Owner of an Independent Business, - Public Affairs Officer. [-]

MSc in Tourism Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Cyprus Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

This course is designed to provide each student a basic understanding of tourism including tourism organizations, related business and service industry, traveler behavior, tourism planning, tourism research and marketing. [+]

Overview This course is designed to provide each student a basic understanding of tourism including tourism organizations, related business and service industry, traveler behavior, tourism planning, tourism research and marketing. Moreover, this course will also help students to explore the functions of management within the world of tourism, showing how tourism as a business has evolved, how the tourism and travel industry is structured, and how tourism businesses operate within their political, economic and socio-cultural environments. Learning outcomes - To learn about tourism developments and impacts in world. - Understand what tourism is and its many definitions. - Learn the components of tourism and tourism management. - Examine the various approaches to studying tourism. - Appreciate how important this industry is to the economy of the world and of many countries. - Know the benefits and costs of tourism. Skills Students will develop their knowledge and skills in tourism business. They will have necessary skills in managing tourism. They will have a strong background for the management of tourism business. Career Opportunities and Job Titles - Food and Beverage Manager, - Tourism Marketing Manager, - Tourism Marketing Consultant, - International Tourism Manager, - International Tourism Consultant, - Lodging Managers. [-]